magnetic resonance imaging

noun

Definition of magnetic resonance imaging

: a noninvasive diagnostic technique that produces computerized images of internal body tissues and is based on nuclear magnetic resonance of atoms within the body induced by the application of radio waves called also MRI

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1977


MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING Defined for English Language Learners

magnetic resonance imaging

noun

Definition of magnetic resonance imaging for English Language Learners

  • medical : a method used to produce images of the inside of a person's body by means of a strong magnetic field


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magnetic resonance imaging

noun

medical Definition of magnetic resonance imaging

: a noninvasive diagnostic technique that produces computerized images of internal body tissues and is based on nuclear magnetic resonance of atoms within the body induced by the application of radio waves called also MRI

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